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DIRECTOR, COLLEGE SUCCESS

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Yonkers Partners in Education (YPIE) is a nonprofit organization located in Yonkers, NY whose mission is to partner with students to ensure they are ready for, enroll in, and complete college. We confront the challenges of a low-income, urban school district by providing families with equitable access to the critical tools and services necessary for college success.

Job Mission: YPIE programs are focused on ensuring that students are ready for, enroll in, and succeed in college. The Director of College Success will:

  1. Develop, lead, and manage the YPIE College Success program to ensure that 100% of YPIE students achieve college access program goals.
  2. Practice intrusive advising to coach a caseload of YPIE College Success students so 100% persist through college.

The Director of College Success is responsible for achieving the following outcomes:

Team Leadership Outcomes

Develop, lead, and manage the YPIE College Success program to ensure that 100% of YPIE students achieve college success program goals.

  • Work with the organization leadership to create a plan for the College Success Program, including metrics, milestones, deliverables, and program calendar.
  • Manage, train, and support YPIE College Success Managers to achieve 100% of program goals by coaching staff and developing professional development plans, coordinating schedules, setting and tracking goals and milestones, and completing staff performance evaluations.
  • Develop and execute a plan to incorporate student peer mentors to expand the reach of the program; manage student peer tutors.
  • Develop and execute a Summer Bridge Program, including student recruitment, program planning, workshop planning, and logistical organization.
  • Coordinate and execute student recruitment and onboard students into the program.
  • Manage YPIE data systems to track and report on student progress and program outcomes, including an analysis of existing National Student Clearinghouse data and a plan to track the activities and outcomes for the cohort of students.

College Success Coaching

Practice intrusive advising to coach a caseload of YPIE College Success students so 100% re-enroll between semester 1 and 2 and semester 2 and 3.

  • Practice “intrusive advising” to support students with organization, class management, resource management, relationship building, and other areas of their lives that will ensure college persistence.
  • Become familiar with students’ on campus resources and establish partnerships/cultivate relationships with support offices at the colleges students attend that will result in referrals to appropriate on- or off-campus resources and supports (academic, financial, career-related, social, emotional, etc.).
  • Organize both one-on-one and group events (in-person and virtual) that will allow for regular communication and group support.
  • Coach students to identify, apply to, and begin working at summer jobs and internships related to their career paths.
  • Work with students to create a plan for post-program participation and post-college.


Strong Applicants will possess

  • An outcomes-focused orientation
  • Experience in counseling, social work, or related field
  • Experience with program management and/or team leadership
  • Experience with and commitment to ensuring equity for a diverse population of students
  • Experience working with, tracking, and analyzing data to target student support and evaluate effectiveness
  • A car and a willingness to travel to students’ colleges to ensure success
  • Flexibility to work some evening and weekend hours as student needs arise


Yonkers Partners in Education (YPIE) is a nonprofit organization located in Yonkers, NY whose mission is to partner with students to ensure they are ready for, enroll in, and complete college. We confront the challenges of a low-income, urban…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    May 3, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 8, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish helpful

Spanish helpful

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Yonkers, NY
Associated Location
Yonkers, NY

How to Apply

Email the following documents to Eilis Klein at eklein@ypie.org:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Be prepared to provide references upon request




Email the following documents to Eilis Klein at eklein@ypie.org:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Be prepared to provide references upon request




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